Make Sure Desktop Publishing (DTP) Files are Print-Ready: FlightCheck

Make sure desktop publishing (DTP) files are print-ready, by preflighting with FlightCheck, Markzware‘s print quality control app, to check files before printing:

A print document should present top quality, to have a positive influence on customer response to your product. Print workflow members can use printing solutions, to help monitor data that could affect print quality.

Industry-leading, software development company, Markzware, provides beneficial solutions for print, publishing, and graphic arts workflows. Markzware’s FlightCheck is a handy pre-flight program to peruse documents for pre-press errors.

FlightCheck, the preflight solution that can check print files of several types, is used by customers worldwide. Find out more, by watching this video:

Make Sure Desktop Publishing (DTP) Files are Print-Ready: FlightCheck

Markzware’s FlightCheck, an application for to preflight and package files on macOS devices, can check many DTP file types for print quality issues, before you print.

How to Use FlightCheck, to Make Sure Desktop Publishing (DTP) Files are Print-Ready:
• Install and activate FlightCheck preflight software.
• Click on your preferred checkboxes in FlightCheck’s Preferences and Ground Controls, to tell FlightCheck which details to check.
• Set Ground Control items to Off, Warning, or Error, depending on the needs of your print workflow.
• Drag and drop your file onto the FlightCheck icon to begin the preflighting process.
• FlightCheck will alert you to the potential printing problems that you specified.

Based on your customized set of rules, Markzware‘s preflight app can provide a preflight report for assurance that your document is prepared properly for press. FlightCheck can also collect files to package print files into a folder for sharing.

Amazing software to maintain quality for incoming customer files.
– John Giles, Consultant to the Printing Industry

What are the Benefits of Preflighting with FlightCheck?
batch preflights several files at once, allowing the workflow to proceed faster, for increased profit.
• can put your client at ease, from knowing that their print job will be checked before printing.
• allows staff to collaborate on tasks, by consolidating the print job files into one folder, avoiding repeat work.
• offers organized, preflight checkpoints in various print areas.
• is quick and easy to use, plus less time-consuming than a visual check.
reduces human error, optimizing the prepress process.
avoids risks associated with poor print quality.
saves money, by identifying issues that could increase costs.

Desktop Publishing (DTP) Files are Not Always Print-Ready Upon Arrival.
Make Sure, by Preflighting with Markzware‘s FlightCheck Application:

Desktop Publishing (DTP) Files are Not Always Print-Ready. Make Sure, by Preflighting with Markzware's FlightCheck App
Example of a poll about the
print-readiness of files from customers

FlightCheck offers several features, including:
• opportunity to batch preflight multiple files at one go, to optimize productivity.
• support for PDF, INDD, PSD, AI, QXP, PostScript, EPS, TIFF, and other print file types.
• Ground Controls options that give you the freedom to customize your print workflow.
• support for several languages, including Dutch, English, French, German, and Spanish.
• file collection to package the files associated with the print job into one folder.
• detailed, custom preflight reporting, with alerts and warnings.
• support for automatic preflight.

Markzware, pioneer of advanced print-quality-inspection solutions, offers a selection of printing solutions for prepress file users. Users can integrate any of Markzware’s helpful, industry-leading products, including FlightCheck, into the workflow, per the workflow’s needs.

FlightCheck Helps to Make Sure Desktop Publishing (DTP) Files are
Print-Ready, by Checking Images and Other Details During Prepress:

FlightCheck Helps to Make Sure Desktop Publishing (DTP) Files are Print-Ready, by Checking Images and Other Details During Prepress

FlightCheck can preflight several file formats, including:
• Adobe Acrobat (PDF)
• Corel CorelDRAW (CDR)
• Encapsulated PostScript (EPS)
• Adobe FreeHand (FH)
• Adobe Illustrator (AI)
• Adobe InDesign (INDD)
• Adobe PageMaker (PMD)
• Adobe Photoshop (PSD)
• Quark QuarkXPress (QXP)
• Tag Image File Format (TIFF)
• Microsoft Word (DOC)
• and more

Markzware provides exemplary solutions for users to process print file content. FlightCheck is designed to meet the needs of commercial print, publishing, and creative businesses.

Some print areas of concern on which FlightCheck can report:
• colors
• file format
• fonts
• image
• missing image
• image resolution
• bleed
• ink density
• broken links
• scaling

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With innovative features, Markzware FlightCheck enables prepress teams to enhance print quality and streamline processes. FlightCheck provides professional quality checks and file collection capability, as well as comprehensive preflight reports.

For more information on Markzware‘s software to check digital files for print quality, see the FlightCheck page. For more DTP and printing solutions, please see the Markzware Products page.

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Make Sure You Receive Good DTP Files at the Prepress and Printshop

Ensure that your print/prepress workflow and incoming file creators use Markzware’s FlightCheck for thorough preflighting of desktop publishing file types.

Make Sure Desktop Publishing (DTP) Files are Print-Ready: FlightCheck

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